GBC, WBAL NewsRadio host Baltimore City Mayoral Debate

The Mayoral candidates were asked questions about Baltimore in the five years since the death of Freddie Gray, why someone should invest in the city, the budget and how to improve the sense of lawlessness without mass incarcerations. Continue reading
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Baltimore Sun: Baltimore mayoral candidates zero in on violent crime during debate in race’s closing days

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In a forum hosted by the Greater Baltimore Committee and WBAL-AM, the six leading Democratic candidates either sought to distance themselves from the violent status quo or pointed to work they've done while in office to address the problem. Continue reading
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Don Fry Commentary in The Baltimore Sun: This is what we need from the next mayor

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While the Greater Baltimore Committee does not endorse or financially support candidates for public office, we strongly believe that there are certain qualities that the next Mayor of Baltimore must possess to effectively lead the City in the midst of these uncertain times and unprecedented challenges. Continue reading...
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‘Use an abundance of caution,’ Dr. Leana Wen urges business leaders during GBC webinar on COVID-19

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Dr. Wen discussed considerations related to the relaxing of restrictions and returning to work and what businesses should be doing to prepare for returning to work. Continue reading
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COVID-19 Resources and Helpful Websites

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Here are some business-related resources as well as official informational websites to help keep the Greater Baltimore business community healthy and safe during the COVID-19 outbreak. Continue reading
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GBC, WBAL NewsRadio host Baltimore City Council President Debate

The candidates were asked questions about the COVID-19 pandemic, education, crime and safety, the relationship between the City Council President and the Mayor, small business initiatives and the Board of Estimates. Continue reading
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Statement of Donald C. Fry, President and CEO, Greater Baltimore Committee, Regarding the Governor’s Decision to Initiate Stage 1 of Maryland’s Roadmap to Recovery

The Greater Baltimore Committee applauds the decision of Governor Hogan to lift the stay at home advisory and to initiate Stage 1 of the Maryland’s Roadmap to Recovery. Continue reading
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GBC, WBAL NewsRadio host Baltimore City Election Debates

The Greater Baltimore Committee, in partnership with WBAL NewsRadio, will host two debates for the 2020 Baltimore City Elections with leading candidates in the City Council President and Mayoral races. Continue reading
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Regional Workforce Development Initiative

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The Greater Baltimore Committee is leading a Regional Workforce Development Initiative to examine the region's future workforce needs in high-growth, high-demand industries and the skills that will be required to meet those needs over the next 10 years. Continue reading
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